Summary: The Dell Studio 17 is a full-featured multimedia laptop that borders on “desktop replacement" territory both in terms of its hardware specs, and its size. While a 17-inch laptop will probably only appeal to a limited segment of the market, Dell is looking to expand the reach of the Studio 17 by...
Summary: The touchscreen Studio 17 offers good performance, but it's too expensive for a machine in Dell's mid-range series, and, at this price, it should really have a display with a 'Full HD' resolution
Pros: Well-implemented multi-touch display; impressive performance; good audio capabilities.
Cons: Too expensive; screen doesn't offer a 'Full HD' resolution.
Conclusion: In principal the Dell Studio 17 has the same advantages than the Studio 15 . The 17 inch model basically differs by offering a bigger screen with higher resolution and therewith bigger desktop size, and by a keyboard with a separate number pad .
Pros: Design of the case is user customisable, Robust, compact case, User-friendly order of the interfaces, Gigabit LAN, optionally UMTS, User-friendly input devices, Bright LED display with very good contrast, Many options for user customisation, Option for battery upgrade
Excerpt: Dell's Studio 17 is the cheapest desktop-replacement laptop here at just under £900, but it looks more expensive thanks to its decorated lid. Oddly, there's no latch or other mechanism to keep the lid closed.
Summary: This is a rather nice desktop replacement if your not wanting to spend more than £1000, however please remember that I am referring to the two high end options model laptops in Dell let us review.
Conclusion: If you’re looking for a desktop replacement with processing power, plenty of storage, an excellent screen and great connectivity options then the Dell Studio 17 (1735) is a hard product to beat.